The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 14 9 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.06% 11.44% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 51.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.74% 22.39% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 9
Median daily rate £425 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -6.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) .NET
3 21 (37.50%) C#
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (33.93%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (26.79%) Windows
9 14 (25.00%) Finance
9 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (25.00%) Power BI
10 12 (21.43%) MVC
10 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
11 9 (16.07%) Coaching
12 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (12.50%) HTML
13 7 (12.50%) Java
13 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
13 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
13 7 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (12.50%) D3.js
14 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Boomi
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (25.00%) Power BI
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
6 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (7.14%) PowerPivot
9 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.79%) DTS
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.36%) JBehave
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) JUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Lombardi
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 8 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Designer
6 6 (10.71%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Architect
8 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.14%) SSIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.50%) D3.js
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.93%) JSON
5 5 (8.93%) WCF
6 4 (7.14%) WPF
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) CSS
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) JAXB
7 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) LINQ
7 3 (5.36%) SAX
7 3 (5.36%) Spring
7 3 (5.36%) XSLT
8 2 (3.57%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Coaching
3 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.71%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Infographics
6 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) ITSM
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.14%) C
6 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Dell
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) hybris
3 3 (5.36%) Perforce
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Sencha